Ali Larter

'Lovesick' script and star give romantic comedy a boost

'Lovesick' script and star give romantic comedy a boost

Although "Lovesick" plays more like an extended sitcom episode than a full-fledged feature film, the script by Dean Young contains enough genuine laughs and amusing moments to keep this slight romantic farce afloat. Credit as well the film's nimble star, Matt LeBlanc, for barreling through this oddball exercise with such enjoyable conviction.

LeBlanc plays Charlie Darby, an affable San Pedro elementary school principal who has a little problem with the ladies: Whenever he starts to fall in love, he becomes an obsessive bundle of paranoia and jealousy. Needless to say, the objects of his affection tend to flee.

Enter Molly (Ali Larter), the lovely aunt of one of his...

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